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VTTI in the News

Drowsy truck driver

Sleep apnea treatment reduces medical insurance costs for truck drivers

Employer-mandated programs to screen, diagnose and treat truck drivers for obstructive sleep apnea can lower the medical costs for associated conditions.

Automated vehicles on Smart Roads

VTTI receives $15 million from U.S. Department of Transportation for automated vehicle research

This funding, with additional support from the Virginia Department of Transportation, enables VTTI to drive forward its commitment to developing solutions to transportation challenges.

Students with a scooter

Virginia Tech rolls out electric scooters for pilot research

VTTI's pilot study with Spin will analyze scooter safety and mobility on Virginia Tech’s campus. Riders should review the safety guidelines at


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